Perhaps more so than any other single fruit, vegetable, or herb, garlic gets its own dedicated gadgets. It should probably not come as much of a surprise that garlic has demanded so much attention. After all, the pungent little cloves do tend to stand out amongst everything that they come in contact with. Yet, we cannot seem to stay away from the species Allium sativum even if we try. However, we can avoid touching it.
Prepping garlic is one of those kitchen tasks that is easy to do yet can be time-consuming. The Chef'n Garlic Machine Garlic Press ($10.95) looks to give users easy access to our flavorful friend at a moment's notice. Consisting of a storage chute (it is designed to keep peeled garlic in the refrigerator) and a mincing mechanism, the upgraded entry into the collection of garlic gadgetry keeps garlic at the ready without the need to fuss around with the individual cloves.
Someday the perfect garlic gadget will be invented that will grow, peel, store, and prep the little morsels. (While we're at it, perhaps we could have a pizza-making machine too. Oh wait, that already happened.) Until that time, garlic fans will just have to settle for almost-automatic operation as the prep travels from bulb to plate. This garlic gadget features a redesigned handle for easier usability, proving that as long as there is a need for chopped garlic, the procession of tools will march on -- whether they be hands-on or not.